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Lucille Alff

February 13, 1926 — November 6, 2019

Lucille Alff

Lucille Beth (Krause) Alff, long-time Lewis resident, passed away November 6, 2019.

The daughter of Theodore W. and Grace A. (Lackey) Krause, she was born on the family home place southeast of Lewis on February 13, 1926. She graduated from the Lewis Consolidated School in 1943. Lucille was united in marriage to Henry O. Alff, at her parents’ home on October 21, 1944.

She went to work at the old Atlantic Memorial Hospital in 1966 and helped with the move to the new Cass County Memorial Hospital in 1968. After 7 years she made the move to the Atlantic Medical Center, retiring in 1989. After retirement, Lucille traveled with friends to Las Vegas, Mexico and San Diego and spent three winters in Arizona.

Lucille is survived by her daughters, Madonna (Jim) Cripe of Bloomfield, Nebraska and Deborah (Craig) Meyer of Lewis, Iowa; one niece and one cousin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Grace Krause; brother, Leroy Krause; infant sister, Ruby Krause; and two nephews, Lloyd and Cleo Krause.

Open visitation will be available after 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019, at Roland Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic, with Reverend Rachelle McCalla of the First United Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery at Lewis, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to the Lewis Oakwood Cemetery.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Lucille’s family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at


Lucille B. Alff

February 13, 1926 - Lewis, Iowa

November 6, 2019 - Atlantic, Iowa

At the age of 93 years, 8 months & 24 days

2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019
Roland Funeral Home - Atlantic, Iowa

Reverend Rachelle McCalla
First United Presbyterian Church - Atlantic, Iowa

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Oakwood Cemetery - Lewis, Iowa

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